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November 04, 2009

I am doing. So far I am doing it on my own with no counseling or drugs. Just pure mental work and change of my behavior and the way I think about myself and people around me. I read a few self help books and also on line 2 books to stop picking. You can go to and read a free book there. It is a good book. There is another online help book on It costs around 40$ (I do not remember exactly). They both helped me. The key is to tell yourself that this is it, I have to stop. You can do it and your daughter can do it. Believe in your heart, your gut with all your inside that you can do it, you can overcome it. Even if you fail it is not a big deal you will start again and do it all over again. Take it hour by hour, day by day. Analyze why you pick? Because if you stop picking you will be forced to face the reality. Maybe you need to learn new positive habit to deal with fear, anger, anxiety? Maybe you will need to accept yourself just the way you are? And by the way you are already beautiful and your daughter as well just the way you are! It helped me a lot to stop picking when I told my husband that I am a pickier. Also I no longer use the makeup and I pull all my hair in the bun and just face the world with my face and my skin just the way it is. I feel free that I do not need to hide anymore. This brought me a lot of self-confidence. I also think you should start talking to your daughter and explain to her your life and experience. Also try to listen to her, understand what is she going through without any criticism. Please let me know if you want to know all the details of what I am doing every day to stay pick free. Cheers.